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Match preview: 

Brighton is taking on Aston Villa on 26-February-2022 at 20:30 hours (IST), at the American Express Community Stadium, Falmer city, England. Brighton played against Aston Villa once in this season. Brighton is in the 9th position with 33 points and Aston Villa is in the 13th position with 27 points.

Winning odds:

Brighton: 

When the odds are 2.3 the chance of winning is 43 percent, however, they win forty-five percent matches with these odds. 

Aston Villa: 

If the odds are 3.2 the chance of winning is 31 percent, however, this team wins forty-three percent of the matches with these odds.

Goal Statistics for Brighton:

So far, Brighton played 33 games and scored 37 goals. They won eleven matches and drew fourteen matches, and lost eight matches. They scored an average of 1.12 goals per game. They scored more than 1.5 goals in twenty-seven matches, more than 2.5 goals in 10 matches, more than 3.5 goals in 6 matches, and more than 4.5 goals in 2 matches.

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Goal statistics for Villa:
Villa played 32 games and scored 51 goals. They won 13 matches, drew 4 matches, and lost 15 matches. On average, they scored 1.59 goals per match. They scored more than 1.5 goals in 25 matches, more than 2.5 goals in 19 matches, more than 3.5 goals in 11 matches, and more than 4.5 goals in 5 matches.

Head to head: 

In the last 8 matches between Villa and Brighton, there were 4 draws, Villa won 3 matches, and Brighton won 1 match.

Match prediction:

There are a 60 percent chance of Brighton winning and a forty percent chance of Aston Villa winning.
 
Ball possession:
The average ball possession for Brighton is 56.50% and that of their opponents is 43.50%. And the average ball possession for Villa is 45.41% and their opponent is 54.59%. 

Brighton form: 

In their last 8 matches with other teams, Brighton won 2 matches, there were 3 draws and lost 3 matches. 

Villa form: 
In their last 7 matches with other teams, Villa won twice, there were 2 draws, and Villa lost 3 matches.
 
Squad for Brighton:

Thomas McGill, Robert Sánchez, Jason Steele, Cucurella, Shane Duffy, Lewis Dunk, James Furlong, Tariq Lamptey, Haydon Roberts, Ed Turns, Joël Veltman, Adam Webster, Steven Alzate,  Tudor Băluţă, Yves Bissouma, Moisés Caicedo, Pascal Groß, Adam Lallana, Marc Leonard, Alexis Mac Allister, Solly March, Jakub Moder, Andrew Moran, Enock Mwepu, Odeluga Offiah, Jeremy Sarmiento, Antef Tsoungui, Billy Arce, Evan Ferguson, Neal Maupay, Leandro Trossard, Danny Welbeck, and Graham Potter.

 

Expected 11 for Brighton: Shane Duffy, Lewis Dunk, Ed Turns, Joël Veltman, Moisés Caicedo, Pascal Groß, Adam Lallana, Enock Mwepu, Odeluga Offiah, Jeremy Sarmiento, and Graham Potter.  

 

Squad for Villa: 

Emiliano Martínez, Robin Olsen, Viljami Sinisalo, Lamare Bogarde, Matty Cash, Calum Chambers, Benjamin Chrisene, Lucas Digne, Josh Feeney, Kortney Hause, Ezri Konsa, Tyrone Mings, Sil Swinkels, Ashley Young, Carney Chukwuemeka, Coutinho, Douglas Luiz, Kaine Hayden, Tim Iroegbunam, Hayden Lindley, John McGinn, Marvelous Nakamba, Jacob Ramsey, Morgan Sanson, Leon Bailey, Emiliano Buendia, Danny Ings, Bertrand Traoré, Ollie and Watkins.


Villa expected 11:
 Matty Cash, Calum Chambers, Josh Feeney, Kortney Hause, Ashley Young, Carney Chukwuemeka, Kaine Hayden, Tim Iroegbunam, John McGinn, Marvelous Nakamba, and Bertrand Traoré.